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Tuition and Fees

What all students and families need to know

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Affordable and Accessible

Everyone should have access to an excellent education.

At HNU, we're committed to making a high-quality, personalized, private-school education affordable for everyone. For many, that starts with financial support. Nearly all of our undergraduate and graduate students benefit from support through scholarships, grants, loans, campus employment, partnership discounts, and/or veteran benefits.

2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Full-time Undergraduate Estimated Expenses

Estimated Direct CostsCost per Year
Full-time Tuition (12 – 18 units per semester)$40,368
Room and Board (Based on double room and 14-meal-per-week plan)$13,994
Campus Fee$536
Total Estimated Expenses $54,898

Adult Degree-Completion Tuition

DescriptionCost
Adult degree-completion $495 per unit
Campus Fee$536

Graduate Tuition

DescriptionCost per Unit
Graduate course tuition$1,003
MSN (all tracks)$1,054
Other Tuition Rates
DescriptionCost per Unit
Undergraduate Part-time (under 12 units a semester) $1,385
Undergraduate Overtime (over 18 units a semester)$1,385
ADN/RN to BSN$784
Audit$158
Credit by Exam$195
Special Status (graduate course)$1,003
Special Status (undergraduate course)$738
Fees*
General FeesCost
Campus Fee (Fall and Spring)$536/year ($268/semester)
Campus Fee (Summer)$56
Library Access Fee (off-campus students only)$113/year ($57/semester)

Generic BSN and Nursing Program FeesCost
Lab Fee$214/year ($107/semester)
E-Value Tracking (MSN-FNP students only)$171/year
ATI/TEAS module (Generic BSN only) $2,260/year

*These are the most common fees. Refer to the University Catalog for a complete list. Fees are nonrefundable.

Residence Hall & Meal Plan Rates
Room TypeFall SemesterSpring SemesterAnnual Cost
Single w/bath $4,416$5,566$9,982/year
Double Room (as Single)$3,072$3,872$6,944/year
Suite (as a Single)$3,456$4,356$7,812/year
Mini Single$2,880$3,630$6,510/year
Resident Assistant or Graduate Assistant Room $3,681$3,681$7,362/year
Meal PlanCost
14 meals per week plus $100 flex per semester$6,768/year ($3,384/semester)
19 meals per week plus $25 flex per semester$6,768/year ($3,384/semester)

 

Tuition Refund Policy

Students who drop a course or courses may be entitled to a full or partial refund of tuition charges. To be eligible for a refund of tuition, the student must formally drop by completing a Schedule Change Form or dropping courses online in Hawk’s Edge.

The amount of tuition that is refundable depends on the date the student formally drops courses. Fees are non-refundable. Students who withdraw from courses after the refund period are fully responsible for payment for the courses.

The tuition refund schedule for official drop/withdrawal is published in the Academic Calendar and follows the pattern below:

Semester Courses

  • Through day 14 of the semester – 100%
  • From day 15 to day 21 of the semester – 50%
  • After day 21 of the semester – 0%

Accelerated Term Courses

  • Through day 14 of the term – 100%
  • After day 14 of the term – 0%
Making Education Affordable

Partnership Discounts

Holy Names University is pleased to offer a tuition discount for graduate students employed by a partner organization.

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Previous Years' Tuition and Fees

2019-2020 Tuition and Fees

2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Full-time Undergraduate Estimated Expenses

 
Total Estimated Expenses $53,688
Estimated Direct Costs Cost per Year
Full-time Tuition (12 – 18 units per semester) $39,576
Room and Board (Based on double room and 14-meal-per-week plan) $13,586
Campus Fee $526

Graduate Tuition

 
Description Cost per Unit
Graduate course tuition $1,003
MSN (all tracks)

Other Tuition Rates

 
Description Cost per Unit
Undergraduate Part-time (under 12 units a semester) $1,358
Undergraduate Overtime (over 18 units a semester) $1,358
Adult Degree-Completion $724
ADN/RN to BSN $724
Audit $155
Credit by Exam $191
Special Status (graduate course) $1,003
Special Status (undergraduate course) $724

Fees

General Fees Cost
Campus Fee (Fall and Spring) $526/year ($263/semester)
Campus Fee (Summer) $55
Library Access Fee (off-campus students only) $110/year ($55/semester)

 
Generic BSN and Nursing Program Fees Cost
Lab Fee $210/year ($105/semester)
E-Value Tracking (MSN-FNP students only) $168/year
ATI/TEAS module (Generic BSN only) $1,050

*These are the most common fees. Refer to the University Catalog for a complete list. Fees are nonrefundable.

Residence Hall & Meal Plan Rates

 
Room Type Cost
Double Room $7,016/year ($3,508/semester)
Small Single $7,892/year ($3,946/semester)
Single w/bath $10,204/year ($5,102/semester)
Mini Single $7,645/year ($3,822/semester)
Suite $6,638/year ($3,319/semester)
Resident Assistant or Graduate Assistant Room $7,148/year ($3,574/semester)
 
Meal Plan Cost
14 meals per week plus $100 flex per semester $6,570/year ($3,285/semester)
19 meals per week plus $25 flex per semester $6,570/year ($3,285/semester)
2018-2019 Tuition and Fees

Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

Semester Undergraduate Tuition

  • Full-time – 12 to 18 units per semester: $38,800/year ($19,400/semester)*
  • Less than 12 units or more than 18: $1,331/unit

*Please note: additional fees may be charged for courses that include international travel. This applies to select courses with the LALS, PHIL, and/or RLST prefix and any other course so noted in the Schedule of Classes. Please contact the professor for actual costs. Additional travel fees also apply to the Mother Marie Rose Seminar (Tutwiler). Please contact the Director of the Center for Social Justice and Civic Engagement for actual costs.

Adult Undergraduate Tuition

  • $724/unit

*Please note: additional fees may be charged for courses that include international travel. This applies to select courses with the LALS, PHIL, and/or RLST prefix and any other course so noted in the Schedule of Classes. Please contact the professor for actual costs. Additional travel fees also apply to the Mother Marie Rose Seminar (Tutwiler). Please contact the Director of the Center for Social Justice and Civic Engagement for actual costs.

Graduate Tuition

  • $1,003/unit
  • MBA-Transitional: $1,003/unit for graduate courses; $724/unit for undergrad courses

Nursing Programs Tuition

  • ADN/RN to BSN $754/unit**
  • All MSN (ADN to MSN, MSN-MBA, Educator, Administrator, FNP) $1,054/unit*

**Contract hospital employees are eligible for a 15% tuition discount on all courses; proof of employment required

15% off $1,054 = $896/unit
15% off $754 = $641/unit

Other Tuition Rates

  • Audit: $155/unit and campus fee
  • Alumni Audit: no charge for tuition; campus fee only
  • Credit by Exam: $191/unit and campus fee
  • Special Status: $1,003/unit for grad courses, $724/unit for undergrad courses, and campus fee

Fees

These are the most common fees. Refer to the University Catalog for a complete list.

  • Campus Fee (Fall and Spring): $516/year ($258/semester)
  • Campus Fee (Summer): $54
  • Library Access for off-campus students: $108/year ($54/semester)
  • E-Value Tracking fee for MSN-FNP: $165/year
  • Lab fee for nursing program: $103/semester
  • LVN NCLEX prep/ATI: $TBD

Residence Hall Room Rates

  • Double Room = $6,812/year ($3,406/semester)
  • Small Single = $7,662/year ($3,831/semester)
  • Single w/bath = $9,906/year ($4,953/semester)
  • Mini Single = $7,422/year ($3,711/semester)
  • Suite = $6,940/year ($3,470/semester)
  • Double as Single = not available

Meal Plans and Rates

  • 10 meals per week = $5,942/year ($2,971/semester)
  • 14 meals per week = $6,156/year ($3,078/semester)
  • 19 meals per week = $6,378/year ($3,187/semester)

Tuition Refund Policy

Students who drop a course or courses may be entitled to a full or partial refund of tuition charges. To be eligible for a refund of tuition, the student must formally drop by completing a Schedule Change Form or dropping courses online in Hawk’s Edge.

The amount of tuition that is refundable depends on the date the student formally drops courses. Enrollment deposits for new students are non-refundable. Fees are non-refundable. Students who withdraw from courses after the refund period are fully responsible for payment for the courses.

The tuition refund schedule for official drop/withdrawal is published in the Academic Calendar and follows the pattern below:

Semester Courses

  • Through day 14 of the semester – 100%
  • From day 15 to day 21 of the semester – 50%
  • After day 21 of the semester – 0%

Accelerated Term Courses

  • Through day 14 of the term – 100%
  • After day 14 of the term – 0%

Fees

Fees are non-refundable